Show Boat. Musical/drama (revival). Written by Oscar Hammerstein II
. Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. Based on the novel "Show Boat" by Edna Ferber
. Musical Director: John DeMain. Lyric for "Bill" by P.G. Wodehouse
. Choreographed by Dorothy Danner. Directed by Michael Kahn (II). Uris Theatre: 24 Apr 1983- 26 Jun 1983 (73 ...
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In a brief statement, the family said that among O'Connor's last words was the following quip: "I'd like to thank the Academy for my lifetime achievement award that I will eventually get."
In 1994, he and his wife, Gloria Noble
, had a close brush with death. It was about four in the morning and he had just finished reading something in bed. All at once, the house started to shake (earthquake). The house started sliding off its foundation. Luckily, the house wedged up against a big tree and that kept it from crashing into a canyon.
His ability to do somersault against walls during a musical number in films